Zimbabwe has a GDP Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) of $332.1 million (2009 est.), as compared to $320.3 million in 2008 and $2.371 billion in 2006. The real growth rate of the GDP in 2009 was a low 3.7%. Previously, growth was actually negative at -14.4% in 2008 and -4.6% in 2006. However, the GDP per capita (PPP) remained constant during 2006-2008 at $200.
Agriculture contributes 19.1% to the GDP, while industry provides 23.9% and the highest contributor, services, is at 56.9%. Of Zimbabwe’s 3.84 million strong workforce, 66% is involved in agriculture, 10% is employed by industry and manufacturing and 24% is in services. The bad news is that unemployment is at an astronomically high 95% (2009), increasing from 80% in 2005. Furthermore, 68% of the population is below the poverty line and gross fixed investment is 21.5% of the GDP. Budget revenues are slated at $133 million and expenditures at $258 million.